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VIDEO: ALADDIN's James Iglehart Pays Tribute to Robin Williams with Audience Sing-AlongVIDEO: ALADDIN's James Iglehart Pays Tribute to Robin Williams with Audience Sing-Along
Posted: Aug. 13, 2014


Photo Coverage: Broadway Theaters Dim Lights to Honor Robin WilliamsPhoto Coverage: Broadway Theaters Dim Lights to Honor Robin Williams
Posted: Aug. 13, 2014


VIDEO: Jimmy Fallon Reenacts Robin Williams Routines in Heartfelt TributeVIDEO: Jimmy Fallon Reenacts Robin Williams Routines in Heartfelt Tribute
Posted: Aug. 13, 2014


Michael J. Fox Reacts to News of Robin Williams Parkinson's DiagnosisMichael J. Fox Reacts to News of Robin Williams Parkinson's Diagnosis
Posted: Aug. 15, 2014


BWW Exclusive: Broadway's Patrick Page Shares His Personal Struggle with Depression; Reflects on Death of Robin WilliamsBWW Exclusive: Broadway's Patrick Page Shares His Personal Struggle with Depression; Reflects on Death of Robin Williams
Posted: Aug. 18, 2014


VIDEO: Oprah Winfrey Takes on ALS Ice Bucket Challenge; Dares Steven Spielberg, Dame Helen MirrenVIDEO: Oprah Winfrey Takes on ALS Ice Bucket Challenge; Dares Steven Spielberg, Dame Helen Mirren
Posted: Aug. 16, 2014


Photo Coverage: Broadway and Times Square Tribute the Late Robin WilliamsPhoto Coverage: Broadway and Times Square Tribute the Late Robin Williams
Posted: Aug. 14, 2014


BWW TV Exclusive: BREAKING DOWN THE RIFFS w/ Natalie Weiss- Pitch PerfectBWW TV Exclusive: BREAKING DOWN THE RIFFS w/ Natalie Weiss- Pitch Perfect
Posted: Aug. 15, 2014


New Sondheim INTO THE WOODS Song Cut from Final Version; Marshall Calls Streep's Voice 'Off the Charts'New Sondheim INTO THE WOODS Song Cut from Final Version; Marshall Calls Streep's Voice 'Off the Charts'
Posted: Aug. 14, 2014


Andrew Rannells Accepts Lena Dunham's ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeAndrew Rannells Accepts Lena Dunham's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Posted: Aug. 17, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Hugh Jackman Accepts ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeSTAGE TUBE: Hugh Jackman Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Posted: Aug. 18, 2014


Robin Williams' Wife Reveals Actor Was in Early Stages of Parkinson's DiseaseRobin Williams' Wife Reveals Actor Was in Early Stages of Parkinson's Disease
Posted: Aug. 14, 2014


New INTO THE WOODS Still of Meryl Streep as The Witch Revealed!New INTO THE WOODS Still of Meryl Streep as The Witch Revealed!
Posted: Aug. 14, 2014


Lin-Manuel Miranda Uses Musicals to Comment on Events in Ferguson, MOLin-Manuel Miranda Uses Musicals to Comment on Events in Ferguson, MO
Posted: Aug. 19, 2014


ON YOUR FEET Finds Its Home on Broadway- Theatre and Opening Night Announced!ON YOUR FEET Finds Its Home on Broadway- Theatre and Opening Night Announced!
Posted: Aug. 18, 2014


TCM to Honor Lauren Bacall with Film Marathon this SeptemberTCM to Honor Lauren Bacall with Film Marathon this September
Posted: Aug. 14, 2014


NBC Developing Two Musical Miniseries with Boardwalk Entertainment & Adam LevineNBC Developing Two Musical Miniseries with Boardwalk Entertainment & Adam Levine
Posted: Aug. 14, 2014


PUSHING DAISIES Reunion! Lee Pace & Anna Friel Visit Richard Armitage At THE CRUCIBLEPUSHING DAISIES Reunion! Lee Pace & Anna Friel Visit Richard Armitage At THE CRUCIBLE
Posted: Aug. 18, 2014


VIDEO: HEDWIG's Andrew Rannells Channels Hugh Jackman on Tonight Show!VIDEO: HEDWIG's Andrew Rannells Channels Hugh Jackman on Tonight Show!
Posted: Aug. 14, 2014


Neil Patrick Harris Stuns as HEDWIG for the Last Time on Broadway TonightNeil Patrick Harris Stuns as HEDWIG for the Last Time on Broadway Tonight
Posted: Aug. 17, 2014


BWW Profile: Benedict Cumberbatch Emmy-Nominated Star of Stage and ScreenBWW Profile: Benedict Cumberbatch Emmy-Nominated Star of Stage and Screen
by Matt Tamanini

(8/20/2014) - Though only 38 years old, British actor Benedict Cumberbatch has already amassed an impressive list of credits on stage, on television, and on the big screen. Though he has yet to grace a Broadway stage, I have a feeling that that is just an eventuality as his popularity continues to skyrocket on this side of the Atlantic. Today we are taking a look at his career from the British stage in 'Hedda Gabler,' 'After the Dance,' and 'Frankenstein' to his work on film in '12 Years a Slave,' 'August: Osage County,' and 'Star Trek: Into Darkness,' to his iconic work on TV as the 'high-functioning sociopath' titular character on the BBC's 'Sherlock,' for which he is nominated a second time, in addition to his 2013 nomination for HBO's 'Parade's End.'


Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Aug. 19Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Aug. 19
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(8/19/2014) - Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from Tuesday, August 19, 2014.


STAGE TUBE: Highlights from Marriott Theatre's ON THE TOWNSTAGE TUBE: Highlights from Marriott Theatre's ON THE TOWN
by Stage Tube (Chicago)

(8/19/2014) - From the bustling streets of 'New York, New York' comes the first major Chicago production of the iconic musical comedy, ON THE TOWN, currently in previews and opening August 20, and running through October 12 at The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL. Check out highlights from the show in the video below!


Princeton Ballet School to Welcome Alum and Fulbright Scholar Casey Lee Thorne for 8/21 WorkshopPrinceton Ballet School to Welcome Alum and Fulbright Scholar Casey Lee Thorne for 8/21 Workshop
by BWW News Desk (Dance - New Jersey)

(8/19/2014) - This Thursday, August 21, 2014, Princeton Ballet School will host a special workshop led by notable alumna and Fulbright Scholar Casey Lee Thorne. Thorne graduated from Princeton Ballet School's Professional Training Program and is Founder and Artistic Director of Inside Out Contemporary Ballet (IOCB), a professional dance company based in Marin, California. She will lead a contemporary dance workshop for advanced dancers at Princeton Ballet School's studios in Princeton, NJ on August 21, 2014 from 11:45 am until 1:15 pm. The workshop is part of Thorne's choreographic project If I Were You - Project Israel, for which she recently received a Fulbright Scholarship.


MAUS Theater of Berlin's COME THICK NIGHT Opens Tonight at FringeNYCMAUS Theater of Berlin's COME THICK NIGHT Opens Tonight at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(8/19/2014) - MAUS Theater of Berlin presents COME THICK NIGHT, A Shakespearean Gruselkabinett at the New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC. A production of The Present Company, the show runs tonight, August 19, through August 24th.


NYC & THE CIVIL WAR and More Among Exhibitions at New-York Historical Society This SeptNYC & THE CIVIL WAR and More Among Exhibitions at New-York Historical Society This Sept
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(8/19/2014) - The New-York Historical Society has announced its September 2014 exhibitions. Details below!


Special Performance of DIBBLEDANCE: SHOES ON, SHOES OFF Set for Tina Packer Playhouse, 8/31Special Performance of DIBBLEDANCE: SHOES ON, SHOES OFF Set for Tina Packer Playhouse, 8/31
by BWW News Desk (Dance - Boston)

(8/19/2014) - Founding Company Member and Master Choreographer Susan Dibble brings her newest production Dibbledance: Shoes On, Shoes Off to the Tina Packer Playhouse for a special ONE NIGHT ONLY performance Sunday, August 31st at 7:30pm.


Comedian Charlie Murphy to Take the Stage at the Suncoast Showroom, 9/26Comedian Charlie Murphy to Take the Stage at the Suncoast Showroom, 9/26
by BWW News Desk (Las Vegas)

(8/19/2014) - American actor, comedian and writer, Charlie Murphy will bring his hilarious stand-up routine to the Suncoast Showroom on September 26.


Fairground Theatre to Present THE WRITERS' PLAYGROUND: AN EVENING OF BRITISH WRITERS, Sept 7Fairground Theatre to Present THE WRITERS' PLAYGROUND: AN EVENING OF BRITISH WRITERS, Sept 7
by BWW News Desk (UK Regional)

(8/19/2014) - Fresh from the success of THE HOMEFRONT, Fairground Theatre Company are pleased to present THE WRITERS' PLAYGROUND: An Evening of British Writers.


PINKALICIOUS and More Set for Sensory Friendly Performances at CM Performing Arts This SeasonPINKALICIOUS and More Set for Sensory Friendly Performances at CM Performing Arts This Season
by BWW News Desk (Long Island)

(8/19/2014) - CM Performing Arts presents sensory friendly performances!


HBO Developing SING WITH ME Musical Comedy SeriesHBO Developing SING WITH ME Musical Comedy Series
by TV News Desk

(8/19/2014) - Deadline writes that HBO is teaming with writer/producer Bruce Eric Kaplan on a new musical comedy series, SING WITH ME.


Funding Arts Broward Announces FAB/Knight 'New Work' Project WinnersFunding Arts Broward Announces FAB/Knight 'New Work' Project Winners
by BWW News Desk (Fort Lauderdale)

(8/19/2014) - The South Florida arts and cultural scene is enhanced with talent through three innovative, high quality art projects this Season, provided by Funding Arts Broward's FAB/Knight New Work Award. The three winners are The Coral Springs Museum of Art ($50,000) for a CSMART Digital Art Lab and Symposium; The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood ($20,000) for the exhibition Dave Muller: Too Old to Rock 'n Roll with Three Day Weekend; and NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale ($20,000) for the exhibition, Research and Development: Concerning Belonging.


New Ohio Theatre and Theatre 167 to Present 'I LIKE TO BE HERE: JACKSON HEIGHTS REVISITED', 9/6-27New Ohio Theatre and Theatre 167 to Present 'I LIKE TO BE HERE: JACKSON HEIGHTS REVISITED', 9/6-27
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(8/19/2014) - New Ohio Theatre and Theatre 167 proudly present the World Premiere of I Like To Be Here: Jackson Heights Revisited, or, This Is A Mango, conceived and directed by Ari Laura Kreith, and written by Jenny Lyn Bader, J.Stephen Brantley, Ed Cardona, Jr., Les Hunter, Tom Miller, Melisa Tien, and Joy Tomasko. The play is part of the 2nd annual Theater:Village Festival, and runs from September 6 - 27, 2014 in a limited engagement at the New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. Previews begin September 6 for a September 8 opening.


People's Light & Theatre to Open 40th Season with August Wilson's FENCES, 9/10People's Light & Theatre to Open 40th Season with August Wilson's FENCES, 9/10
by BWW News Desk (Philadelphia)

(8/19/2014) - People's Light & Theatre opens its 40th Anniversary Season with August Wilson's Fences running September 10-October 5, 2014 on the Leonard C. Haas Stage. Kamilah Forbes directs. People's Light & Theatre is located at 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, PA 19355.


Charles Busch's DIE! MOMMIE, DIE! to Make Bay Area Debut at NCTC, 10/5-11/2Charles Busch's DIE! MOMMIE, DIE! to Make Bay Area Debut at NCTC, 10/5-11/2
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(8/19/2014) - New Conservatory Theatre Center welcomes back the Hollywood glamour and camp hilarity of Charles Busch with the Bay Area Premiere of Die! Mommie, Die!.


JPAS to Open 37th Season with BLUEBERRY HILL, 9/12JPAS to Open 37th Season with BLUEBERRY HILL, 9/12
by BWW News Desk (New Orleans)

(8/19/2014) - The Jefferson Performing Arts Society will be opening their 37th Season with an original New Orleans Jukebox Musical, Blueberry Hill. Written and Directed by Butch Caire. Featuring classic New Orleans R&B songs.


END OF THE RAINBOW, SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM and More Set for ICT's 30th Anniversary SeasonEND OF THE RAINBOW, SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM and More Set for ICT's 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(8/19/2014) - International City Theatre trumpets its 30th Anniversary in 2015 with a season of five plays celebrating famous people, fiery stories and fun adventures. One of the few theaters in Los Angeles that has successfully made the step up from a 99-seat venue to a mid-sized, Equity House, ICT is Long Beach's resident professional theater company at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center.


Brave New Workshop Announces New Home for BNW Student UnionBrave New Workshop Announces New Home for BNW Student Union
by BWW News Desk (Minneapolis)

(8/19/2014) - The Brave New Workshop Theatre (BNW) announced plans today to purchase an additional building in the Hennepin Avenue Downtown Theatre District in order to house its growing school, the BNW Student Union, as well as additional office and workshop space for its theatre and its corporate services division (BNW Creative Outreach).


The Music Hall to Continue 'Writers in the Loft' Series with 'IN THE KINGDOM OF ICE', 9/17The Music Hall to Continue 'Writers in the Loft' Series with 'IN THE KINGDOM OF ICE', 9/17
by BWW News Desk (New Hampshire)

(8/19/2014) - The Music Hall's Writers in the Loft series welcomes Hampton Sides, bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers and editor-at-large of Outside magazine, America's leading adventure-travel magazine, on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. Sides will discuss IN THE KINGDOM OF ICE: The Grand and Terrible Voyage of the USS Jeannette, his white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age. Through Sides' illuminating research and renowned storytelling, the book recounts one crew's harrowing voyage in the race to the Arctic Circle, offering a tragic parable of human determination in the face of an unforgiving landscape.


2015 Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival Lineup Announced; Runs Jan 14-252015 Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival Lineup Announced; Runs Jan 14-25
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/19/2014) - Organizers of the inaugural Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival announced today the line-up of top contemporary puppets acts and artists from around the world, the U.S. and Chicago to be presented at venues large and small throughout the city January 14-25, 2015.


Unicorn Theatre to Present HANDS ON A HARDBODY, 9/3-28Unicorn Theatre to Present HANDS ON A HARDBODY, 9/3-28
by BWW News Desk (Kansas City)

(8/19/2014) - Hands on a Hardbody is a new rock musical about 10 Texans whose new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end and armed with nothing but hope and ambition, they'll fight to keep at least one hand on a brand-new truck in order to win it. In this hard-fought contest, only one winner can drive away with the American dream.


PANDA! Extends Through December 28 at the Palazzo Las VegasPANDA! Extends Through December 28 at the Palazzo Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk (Las Vegas)

(8/19/2014) - PANDA! has announced additional performance dates at The Palazzo Las Vegas through December 28, 2014. Meeting popular demand, the first-ever Chinese show to take up a Las Vegas residency combines high-flying acrobatics, mystifying martial arts, music, and dance. Tickets for the new performance dates are now on sale.


MotorCity Casino Hotel to Welcome FASHION IN DETROIT, 9/27MotorCity Casino Hotel to Welcome FASHION IN DETROIT, 9/27
by BWW News Desk (Detroit)

(8/19/2014) - MotorCity Casino Hotel will once again hold one of Detroit's hottest, highly-anticipated cultural events of the year, Fashion In Detroit, Michigan's premier annual fashion event, Saturday, September 27, 2014.


CM Performing Arts Center to Celebrate Founder Noel S. Ruiz with Musical Tribute, 9/5-6CM Performing Arts Center to Celebrate Founder Noel S. Ruiz with Musical Tribute, 9/5-6
by BWW News Desk (Long Island)

(8/19/2014) - CM Performing Arts Center celebrates the theatrical history of Noel S. Ruiz in this musical tribute.


FLANDERS AND SWANN Plays the Pleasance, Now thru Aug 25FLANDERS AND SWANN Plays the Pleasance, Now thru Aug 25
by BWW News Desk (UK Regional)

(8/19/2014) - G'ninth G'normous year at the Pleasance! Tim Fitzhigham and Duncan Walsh Atkins return for one week only with their award-winning, hilarious show. Featuring the songs and wit of those masters of mayhem, mirth and Madeira, and legends of 1950s and 60s comedy, Flanders and Swann. The show runs Upstairs (Pleasance Courtyard) from 18th to 25th August at 14:15 (15:15).


ONCE ON THIS ISLAND to Play the Aurora Fox Arts Center, 9/12-10/5ONCE ON THIS ISLAND to Play the Aurora Fox Arts Center, 9/12-10/5
by BWW News Desk (Denver)

(8/19/2014) - A high energy Caribbean fairy tale musical the whole family will enjoy. A young peasant girl (SuCh, the award-winning actress and R&B singer who played Celie in The Color Purple) rescues and falls in love with a rich boy (Carter Edward Smith) from the other side of the island. Guided by the gods of earth, water and love, the naive girl finds herself torn between two very different worlds.? What is she willing to sacrifice in pursuit of a dream?


Heartwarming Comedy HEROES to Open 9/5 at Santa Paula Theater CenterHeartwarming Comedy HEROES to Open 9/5 at Santa Paula Theater Center
by BWW News Desk (Thousand Oaks)

(8/19/2014) - The Santa Paula Theater Center presents HEROES by Gerald Sibleyras, adapted by Tom Stoppard on its Main Stage running from Sept. 5 through Oct. 12. Regular performances are on Friday and Saturday Evenings at 8pm and Sunday Matinees at 2:30 pm.


Wilbury Group to Open Season 5 with New England Premiere of THIS BEAUTIFUL CITY, 9/18-10/12Wilbury Group to Open Season 5 with New England Premiere of THIS BEAUTIFUL CITY, 9/18-10/12
by BWW News Desk (Rhode Island)

(8/19/2014) - The Wilbury Theatre Group opens Season 5 with the New England premiere of This Beautiful City, written by Steven Cosson and Jim Lewis, with music and lyrics by Michael Friedman. Wilbury Group Founding Artistic Director Josh Short directs with music direction by the team of Brien Lang and Milly Romanzi, this fascinating a new documentary-style play with music that details the explosion of America's evangelical Christian movement. This Beautiful City runs September 18 through October 12 at The Wilbury Theatre Group, 393 Broad Street, Providence RI.


'STAND BACK I'M GONNA UKE' Set for 2014 United Solo Festival, 11/13'STAND BACK I'M GONNA UKE' Set for 2014 United Solo Festival, 11/13
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(8/19/2014) - Take a musical journey back to your youth, or even before you were born, with the songs that speak to all of our hearts and shine through all of our memories. Slim Bob Slim -- the ukulele-playing vaudevillian alter-ego of Philadelphia actor, writer, and director Seth Reichgott -- takes you on a journey through the great old-timey music we all know and love. Featuring such favorites as 'Take On Me,' 'Come On Eileen,' 'Walking On Sunshine,' and many more, STAND BACK I'M GONNA UKE is a concert, an evening of storytelling, and a chance to tap your feet and sing along to all new arrangements of great songs from the 80s.


Jessica Gabrielle Hayoun and More Set for THERE'S NOTHING ROUGHER THAN LOVE, 8/18-24Jessica Gabrielle Hayoun and More Set for THERE'S NOTHING ROUGHER THAN LOVE, 8/18-24
by BWW News Desk (Denver)

(8/19/2014) - A New York-style cabaret evening of Broadway melodies and jazz standards sung by some of the Denver area's most promising young talents, Jessica Gabrielle Hayoun and Chanel Karimkhani, along with special guest Barret Harper, will be the featured fare at three local clubs on August 18, 21 and 24.


Tony Winner Leslie Uggams Comes to the Venetian Room with CLASSIC UGGAMS, 11/2Tony Winner Leslie Uggams Comes to the Venetian Room with CLASSIC UGGAMS, 11/2
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(8/19/2014) - Bay Area Cabaret is honored to present Tony and Emmy Award winning actress/singer Leslie Uggams in her first Bay Area concert in more than two decades CLASSIC UGGAMS.


Lainie Kazan, Patricia Ward Kelly, Eric Marchese and More Set for Segerstrom Center's 2014-15 Celebrity SeriesLainie Kazan, Patricia Ward Kelly, Eric Marchese and More Set for Segerstrom Center's 2014-15 Celebrity Series
by BWW News Desk (Costa Mesa)

(8/19/2014) - The Crescendo Chapter of The Guilds of Segerstrom Center for the Arts has announced its popular 2014 - 2015 Celebrity Series that presents fascinating and informative lectures by notable personalities from the arts, entertainment, education, sports and literature.


James Rocco Joins Fellow Broadway Vets in 'MUSIC & MEMORIES' at The Key City Public Theatre, 8/23-24James Rocco Joins Fellow Broadway Vets in 'MUSIC & MEMORIES' at The Key City Public Theatre, 8/23-24
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(8/19/2014) - James A. Rocco, VP of Programming and Producing Artistic Director of The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul, is travelling west this weekend to share Broadway Music & Memories with his longtime friends and colleagues, Carol Swarbrick and Linda Dowdell at The Key City Public Theatre in Port Townsend, WA.


Photo Flash: First Look at Leslie Caveny's ONE WOMAN GONE WRONG at FringeNYCPhoto Flash: First Look at Leslie Caveny's ONE WOMAN GONE WRONG at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(8/19/2014) - The New York International Fringe Festival can be a fantastic place to see some talented names let their hair down and take to the stage. That's the case with the team from One Woman Gone Wrong, which will have performances at The Players Theatre over the course of the festival. Scroll down for a first look at the show!


RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Will Premiere at the Orpheum, 11/13-30RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Will Premiere at the Orpheum, 11/13-30
by BWW News Desk (Netherlands)

(8/19/2014) - MSG Entertainment (MSGE) announces an all new production of the RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR starring THE ROCKETTES, which will premiere at the Orpheum Theater when Omaha Performing Arts presents the production November 13 through November 30, 2014. Audiences will have the chance to experience the magic of Christmas like never before. Tickets are on sale now.


BAD JEWS and TIGERS BE STILL Set for Black Lab Theatre's 2015 SeasonBAD JEWS and TIGERS BE STILL Set for Black Lab Theatre's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk (Houston)

(8/19/2014) - Black Lab Theatre's shines an endearing and humorous light on family dysfunction with two regional premiere comedies about the difficulties of familial love in the 21st century. The season opens in January 2015 with Kim Rosenstock's Tigers Be Still and then follows with Joshua Harmon's no-holds-barred comedy Bad Jews to be co-produced by Stages Repertory Theatre and the Jewish Community Center of Houston.




 
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